Sanford R. Katz, M.D.

Sanford R. Katz, M.D.

Medical Specialty

Radiation Oncology
(Certified, Amer Board Radiology)

Medical Expertise & Areas of Interests

3-D Conformal Radiation Therapy
Intensity Modulation Radiation Therapy
Body Radiosurgery
TomoTherapy
Brachytherapy
Proton Therapy

Education

Medical School - University of Maryland
University - University of Delaware

Internship

Greater Baltimore Medical Center

Residency

Georgetown Medical Center

Insurances Accepted*

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Best Care
  • Blue Cross "First Choice" PPO
  • Blue Cross Advantage Blue
  • Blue Cross HMO Louisiana
  • Blue Cross PPO
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Arkansas
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Federal
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Key
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Texas
  • CBCA Admin.
  • Champus Tri Care Prime
  • Champus Tri Care Standard
  • Choice Care
  • Cigna HealthCare
  • Coventry Health Care (Aetna)
  • Definity
  • EBS (Employee Benefits)
  • FARA Healthcare
  • First Health
  • GEHA (Gov Employees Health Asso)
  • Gilsbar
  • Health Plus of Louisiana
  • Humana
  • IMA of Louisiana
  • Louisiana Group Benefits
  • Mail Handler’s Benefit Plan (Aetna)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid - Texas
  • Medicare
  • Medicare/Medicaid
  • Multiplan
  • Novasys Health
  • Office of Group Benefits
  • PPO Plus
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Sheet Metal Workers
  • State Employee Group EPO
  • State Employee Group PPO
  • Sterling
  • Synergy
  • Texas True Choice
  • Tricare for Life
  • Tricare Prime
  • Tricare Select / Standard
  • TRPN
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare
  • United Teachers
  • USA Managed Care
  • Vantage Health Care
  • WK PHO
  • Workers Compensation

*Insurance Disclaimer: Not all physicians accept all insurance plans. Physicians move in and out of plans throughout the year. When you call for an appointment, confirm that the physician accepts your insurance.

Additional Information

Gender: Male

Age: 49

Dr. Katz practices at the Willis-Knighton Medical Center where he is director of radiation oncology. He is a recognized authority on TomoTherapy.

Services Include
• Traditional Radiation therapy with multiple energy photons and electrons as well as superficial radiation therapy
• Superficial Radiation Therapy
• 3D Conformal Radiation – Willis-Knighton is the most experienced site in Louisiana for this therapy; offers CT visualization of lesions that require more precise radiation techniques
• IMRT - Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy – The radiation therapy department at Willis-Knighton is the leader in the U.S. in IMRT, having offered the technology for eight years. Initially, the center used the Peacock system, and gained national attention with the step-and-shoot IMRT. The center was featured on the cover of an international publication regarding this topic. IMRT was further developed for greater precision evolving to IGRT
• IGRT - Image-Guided Radiation Therapy
• Full Body Radiosurgery